FY 2013 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Burmese Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand and Malaysia
Grant Amount: In FY 2013, project proposals must not be less than $100,000 and not more than $1,000,000.
Current Funding Priorities for Thailand: PRM will accept proposals for activities that focus on the provision of comprehensive and integrated healthcare services for Burmese in Mae La, Umpiem, and Nu Po refugee camps in Tak Province, along the Thailand-Burma border:
(a) Provide curative healthcare, including reproductive health care services, by a strengthened health workforce and partnership among all health stakeholders; (b) Provide HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care and TB services; (c) Provide mental health services; and (d) Implement an effective system for disease prevention and control in coordination with all health partners and through community participation, with a particular emphasis on preventive healthcare services in Mae La;
Current Funding Priorities for Malaysia: PRM will accept proposals that focus on the following priorities: (1) Mental Health and Medical Services: (a) Build the capacity of refugees and asylum seekers to work with their own communities to promote mental health and access to mental health and medical services; (b) Strengthen an effective referral and case management system by integrating refugee community-based organizations, UNHCR, NGOs, and medical facilities; (c) Conduct mental health promotion and screening among refugee communities across Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley; and (d) Provide medical support and rehabilitative services for refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced torture, forced labor, human trafficking or economic exploitation; or who may be unable to work because of mental or physical ill health.
(2) Education: (e) Provide informal education to out-of-school refugee youth through community-based English language training and/or computer skills development; (f) Improve teaching skills and capacity of refugee teachers at community-based refugee education centers; (g) Provide extracurricular programming by incorporating physical and psychosocial development components in community-based refugee education centers.
US Department of State Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration
Educational Organizations/Institutions International Agencies IRS 501 (c)(3) Organizations Nonprofit Organizations
Award Amount Notes
In FY 2013, project proposals must not be less than $100,000 and not more than $1,000,000 or they will be disqualified. As stated in PRM’s General NGO Guidelines, PRM looks favorably on cost-sharing efforts and seeks to support projects with a diverse donor base and/or resources from the submitting organization.
12 months (Program plans from 12 to 24 months will be considered. Applicants may submit multi-year proposals with activities and budgets that do not exceed 24 months from the proposed start date. Continued funding after the initial 12- month award requires the submission of a noncompeting continuation application and will be contingent upon available funding, strong performance, and continuing need).
Community Health Education Health Care Programs/Services HIV/AIDS Prevention International Cooperation Medical Treatments and Therapies Mental Health Services TB Prevention
Proposals must be submitted via Grants.gov. See “Applicant Resources” page on Grants.gov for complete details on requirements (http://www.grants.gov/applicants/app_help_reso.jsp).
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